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Who proposed five kingdom classification and named kingdoms as Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia?

a)

Herbert Copeland

b)

R H Whittaker

c)

Carl Woese

d)

Carolus Linnaeus


Question ID - 188 :-

Who proposed five kingdom classification and named kingdoms as Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia?

a)

Herbert Copeland

b)

R H Whittaker

c)

Carl Woese

d)

Carolus Linnaeus

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Answer Key : (b) -

(b)

In 1969, American biologist, Robert H Whittaker proposed five kingdom classification. The main criteria for classification used by him include cell structure, thallus organization, mode of nutrition and reproduction.



Next Question :

Analyse the following statements regarding cyanobacteria and identify the correct option given below

I. The cyanobacteria are unicellular, colonial or filamentous, marine or terrestrial algae

II. The colonies of cyanobacteria are generally surrounded by gelatinous sheath

Codes

a)

Only I

b)

Only II

c)

I and II

d)

None of these


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